Handwritten food supplies list. Courtesy Lid Hawkins.

Backpack

Grub

Epsom Salts, 1 Pack

What food would you pack in 1909 for a two-week jaunt in the wilderness? Packaged and preserved supplies were not readily available; in preparing to explore the headwaters of the Seymour River with three fellow hikers, Charles Chapman made a shopping list of what to bring along:

Read the complete list.
Related topic: First Recorded Ascent of Mount Seymour

Next page Previous page